Michael Goodwin: Israel vs. Hamas – Biden should let Netanyahu fight this war his way. Here’s why

For many Americans, the violent clash between Israel and Hamas sparks an understandable sense of having seen it all before. While it’s true there is a long, bloody history between the combatants, the current fighting is unique in ways that make the endgame especially crucial for the Jewish state and the entire region. 
The most obvious change is that Hamas increased its rocket capacity, both in numbers and range. In previous battles, the relative handful of explosives launched from Gaza were a threat only to Israelis near the border.

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Biden must let Bibi fight his way: Goodwin

For many Americans, the violent clash between Israel and Hamas sparks an understandable sense of having seen it all before. While it’s true there is a long, bloody history between the combatants, the current fighting is unique in ways that make the endgame especially crucial for the Jewish state and the entire region. 
The most obvious change is that Hamas increased its rocket capacity, both in numbers and range. In previous battles, the relative handful of explosives launched from Gaza were a threat only to Israelis near the border.

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What The New York Times’ Hit Piece on Slate Star Codex Says About Media Gatekeeping

Back in June, pseudonymous blogger Scott Alexander deleted his blog—Slate Star Codex—after The New York Times threatened to reveal his identity in what was supposed to be a largely positive article about Alexander’s early perceptiveness regarding the threat of COVID-19. The incident prompted Alexander to migrate to Substack and out himself as the clinical psychiatrist Scott Siskind (though his true name was already discoverable via Google).

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Trump Grants Bibi’s Wish for Pardon of Israeli Who Spied on America

Among the cronies and b-list celebs pardoned in his final hours in office, President Trump has waived justice for the man who recruited notorious double agent Jonathon Pollard to spy against the U.S.
As a favor to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamain Netanyahu and Trump mega-donor Miriam Adelson, the president pardoned Aviem Sella despite his key role in a major diplomatic crisis between the U.S. and Israel.
Sella, a 75-year-old former Israeli Air Force officer, was indicted on three counts of espionage in 1987 for recruiting Pollard, a U.S.

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Trump Grants Bibi’s Wish for Pardon of Israeli Who Spied on America

Among the cronies and b-list celebs pardoned in his final hours in office, President Trump has waived justice for the man who recruited notorious double agent Jonathon Pollard to spy against the U.S.
As a favor to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamain Netanyahu and Trump mega-donor Miriam Adelson, the president pardoned Aviem Sella despite his key role in a major diplomatic crisis between the U.S. and Israel.
Sella, a 75-year-old former Israeli Air Force officer, was indicted on three counts of espionage in 1987 for recruiting Pollard, a U.S.

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Michael Goodwin: Trump’s Middle East Abraham Accords are his third stunning achievement as president

Donald Trump’s legacy, like the man himself, will be complicated, but the one certainty will be his record of achieving what conventional wisdom said couldn’t be done. His world-shocking victory in the 2016 election is the best example, and commanding the development and approval of COVID-19 vaccines in just nine months is another. 
The Abraham Accords are a third stunning achievement. When Trump took office, just two Arab nations, Egypt and Jordan, had treaties with Israel, a situation that had existed without change since 1994.

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Middle East peace deals were Trump’s mission impossible made possible: Goodwin

Donald Trump’s legacy, like the man himself, will be complicated, but the one certainty will be his record of achieving what conventional wisdom said couldn’t be done. His world-shocking victory in the 2016 election is the best example, and commanding the development and approval of COVID-19 vaccines in just nine months is another. 
The Abraham Accords are a third stunning achievement. When Trump took office, just two Arab nations, Egypt and Jordan, had treaties with Israel, a situation that had existed without change since 1994.

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‘This Is Just What Jared Does’: Kushner Bails on Trump’s Mission to Destroy the 2020 Election

As President Donald Trump tries to nullify the 2020 election, pardons perpetrators of one of the most infamous atrocities of the Iraq War, and throws a last-minute wrench into government funding and COVID relief legislation, his most trusted adviser has been half a world away.
Jared Kushner, Trump’s son-in-law and senior White House aide, has spent a significant amount of time after the election overseas, including championing the work he’s done in the Middle East.

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